Mupirocin Ointment



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Mupirocin Ointment 2%w/w – Mupirocin ointment is a cream that you put on your skin. It helps to get rid of infections caused by bacteria. This medicine is a type of antibiotic. It stops the growth of some bacteria. It is mainly used to treat skin wounds that have been infected by certain bacteria.

Mupirocin ointment is often given to treat skin infections like impetigo, folliculitis, and furunculosis. These conditions are when bacteria infect the skin, and mupirocin ointment helps to stop and get rid of the bacteria.

The ointment is usually put directly on the part of the skin that is not feeling well. It is crucial to do what the doctor or the patient information leaflet tells you to do so that you use it correctly. Don’t use the medication for fungal or viral infections because it won’t work against them.

Mupirocin ointment comes in different strengths. The most common strength is 2% or 20 milligrams per gram of ointment.

How To Use Mupirocin Ointment

To use Mupirocin ointment properly, here are the general steps to follow:

  • Before putting on the ointment, wash the area that is affected with a gentle soap and water. Gently use a clean towel to dry the area by patting it softly.
  • Use a little bit of Mupirocin ointment and put a thin layer on the part that’s hurting. Make sure to spread the ointment all over the entire area.
  • Please use hands that are not dirty to rub or spread the ointment onto the skin. Make sure that the ointment is spread out evenly.
  • After putting on the medicine, make sure to wash your hands really well to get rid of any leftover ointment.
  • The amount and how often you take the medicine will depend on how bad the infection is and what your doctor tells you to do. Normally, you should use Mupirocin ointment two to three times a day. Please stick to the suggested timetable and do not take more than the recommended amount.
  • It’s important to keep using Mupirocin ointment for the whole time your doctor tells you to, even if you start feeling better before finishing the treatment. If you stop the treatment early, the infection might come back.
  • Obey the directions for storing the item that the manufacturer or pharmacist gives you. Usually, keep Mupirocin ointment in a cool place, like at room temperature, and away from hot areas and direct sunlight.

Benefits Of Mupirocin Ointment

Some benefits of using Mupirocin Ointment include:

Effective treatment: Mupirocin Ointment is really good at treating skin infections caused by bacteria, like impetigo, folliculitis, and infected eczema.

Rapid relief: Mupirocin Ointment can quickly help with bacterial skin infections by reducing itching, redness, and inflammation.

Low risk of side effects: Mupirocin Ointment is usually safe to use and has a small chance of causing any negative effects.

Easy to use: Mupirocin Ointment can be easily applied directly to the affected area, which makes it a convenient treatment choice.

Prevents spread of infection: Mupirocin Ointment can stop bacteria from growing and spreading on the skin. This helps to prevent infections from spreading to other parts of the body or to other people.

Side Effects Of Mupirocin Ointment

Common side effects of Mupirocin ointment are 

 These side effects are usually not severe and can include a burning or stinging sensation, pain, itching, skin rash, redness, dryness, blisters, crusts, irritation, or reddening of the skin where the product is applied. Some people have also said that they had a headache, felt sick to their stomach, and had diarrhea.

Sometimes, but not often, people can have very bad allergic reactions to Mupirocin ointment. Severe allergic reactions have a few signs like a rash on the skin, itching, hives, and swelling of the face, lips, tongue, or throat. It can also make it hard to breathe and cause wheezing, dizziness, a fast heartbeat, or a pounding feeling in the chest. If you have any of these symptoms, it is necessary to get medical help right away.

Precautions Of Mupirocin Ointment

There are some things you need to be careful about when using Mupirocin Ointment. Some examples of things that are included are:

  • If you have allergies to Mupirocin or any other things in the ointment, you shouldn’t use it.
  • Do not put Mupirocin Ointment in your eyes or inside your nose. If it accidentally goes into your eyes, wash them well with water.
  • Do not use Mupirocin Ointment on big parts of your skin or for a long time without talking to your healthcare provider.
  • If you are pregnant, breastfeeding, or have any medical problems, make sure to inform your doctor before using Mupirocin Ointment.
  • To prevent the spread of infection, don’t share towels, clothes, or personal belongings if you have a bacterial skin infection.
  • Tell your doctor about any other medicines or supplements you are taking so they can make sure they won’t cause problems when taken together.
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